Date: 2nd Saturday in May
Distance: 77 km
ENTRY: Cycling NSW
The First Coota Haycarters race was run as a fundraising interclub race. It has grown from a 40 field race to one of the biggest handicap races for its distance staged in NSW. The race is held in May each year and continues to grow and attract riders from all areas of NSW and Victoria.
Held on the western side of Cootamundra, the new route promises the same rolling hills, exciting views and electrifying racing that this handicap weekend has always been known for.
Sign on will be held at the Cootamundra Country Club, 94 Hurley St Cootamundra from 12:00 pm sign on location.
Riders will need to then make their way to the start line
Race Start: 1:30pm
Date: 2nd Sunday in May
Distance: 57 km
ENTRY: Cycling NSW
Day 2 of the Haycarters sees riders taking on a shortened version of the previous days course, it may be shorter but its just as challenging!
Sign on from 9:00 am at the Country Club
Race start from 10:00 am
Presentations will be held at the Country Club immediately after the completion of the race
COOTAMUNDRA ANNUAL CLASSIC
Date: Last Saturday in August
Distance: 116 km
The first Coota Annual Classic was run in 1955. Held during August, this race still continues to attract quality fields. Many prominent cycling names feature amongst the winners of this race including riders such as Graham Brown and other Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallists. The Coota Annual Classic is always held on the last Saturday in August with a recovery race on the Sunday.
Fast, exciting racing on a picturesque route of rolling hills awaits riders – but riders are advised not to race too hard too early, as a new leg-screamer of an uphill finish awaits the winning bunch!
Sign on and Start/Finish Location
The sign on for the race will be from 10:30am at the Cootamundra Country Club, 94 Hurley street, Cootamundra.sign on location
The Start/Finish Line
Race Start 12:30pm
COOTAMUNDRA ANNUAL CLASSIC RECOVERY
Date: Last Sunday in August
Sign on: 8:30am at the Cootamundra Country Club
Race start: 10:00am
Presentations will commence at the country club following the completion of the race.
Day 2 runs along a shortened version of the Saturday course but still promises fast, exciting racing on a picturesque route of rolling hills and a leg-screamer of an uphill finish.